Study for a Drawing of the Interior of St. Mark’s, Venice

Study for a Drawing of the Interior of St. Mark’s, Venice

Study for a Drawing of the Interior of St. Mark’s, Venice
Antonio Canal (called Canaletto) (1697-1768)
Italy
1766
Ink over red and black chalk on laid paper
Width 30.8 cm x height 36.2 cm
Museum no. D.411-1885

An example of linear perspective in which the point of convergence of the lines, known as the vanishing point, is marked with a spot of ink just to the right of the steps leading up to the sarcophagus.